A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for several Chicago-are counties late Saturday, warning of potential damage to mobile homes, roofs and trees.
The warning was issued for portions of DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, Kendall and LaSalle counties until 11:30 pm A separate severe thunderstorm warning was issued for portions of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake and Will counties until 11:45 pm
Wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour were possible, according to the National Weather Service. As a result, people are advised to seek shelter indoors and to stay away from windows.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Cook, DuPage, Kankakee, Lake and Will counties in Illinois and remains in effect until 2 am Sunday.